Tag Archives: San Francisco

With only 9 days left on their crowdfunding campaign, the Yorba team is strategizing to make it a successful one.

Open-Source Software Maker Races to Funding Deadline

In a bold experiment, nonprofit Mission software developer Yorba Foundation is bidding for sustainable support through crowdfunding for its open-source email program, Geary. Founded in 2009 by Google alumnus Adam Dingle, the Capp Street nonprofit...
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Dig in at Pica Pica: Venezuelan Cuisine in the Mission

Adriana Lopez moved to the Mission District from Venezuela nine years ago. In 2010, she opened Pica Pica Maize Kitchen, a Venezuelan arepas restaurant at Valencia and 15th streets. Lopez told Mission Local about the history of...
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Conversation With Campos

Editor’s note: With this column, Mission Local is resuming its biweekly conversations with District 9 Supervisor David Campos, addressing issues and events in the Mission. If you have questions for Campos, send an email to...
Erika Hathaway sits in her wheelchair in front of the Valencia Street Planned Parenthood. A new ordinance would require that she protests 25-feet away from the entrance. Photo by Carly Nairn.

Protesters at Planned Parenthood May Face 25-Foot Buffer Zone

Protesters against Planned Parenthood may have to shout a little louder to be heard if the amendments to the San Francisco Access to Health Care Facilities ordinance introduced by Supervisor David Campos on Tuesday are...
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Salvadoran Chef Tells the Story of Her Mission Market Restaurant

Inside the Mission Market Food Mall is a small restaurant that customers say will transport you to El Salvador with its authentic cuisine. The restaurant’s master chef and owner, Aminta Calderon, migrated to San Francisco from...
District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener. Photo by Christine Mai-Duc.

Mission Local Q&A: Supervisor Scott Wiener on Crosswalks, Cocktails and Character

Mission Local sat down recently with District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener to talk about issues affecting San Franciscans and Mission residents. This interview is the first in a series of biweekly conversations between Mission Local...